manufacturing

Exeter-based agency celebrates 21st anniversary with a focus on purpose

Award-winning Exeter agency Absolute PR and Marketing is celebrating 21 years in business with a brand refresh which reflects the agency and team’s passion for building brands with purpose.

Born out of a shared drive for delivering meaningful and purposeful work that has a positive impact, be that for clients or for the wider benefit of society and the climate, Absolute has adopted a...

Putting together the pieces of All Jigsaw Puzzles' Chaos Aquarium

Phenomenal growth of Devon jigsaw puzzle company as sales double during the pandemic

A Devon-based business that makes jigsaw puzzles has doubled its production workforce, increased its premises and invested for future growth as a result of soaring demand for its popular picture puzzles during the last eighteen months.

Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, All Jigsaw Puzzles has grown its workforce in Hatherleigh, acquired a neighbouring business to expand its...

Worker at Paramount preparing food in NPD kitchen

Newton Abbot Employer Invests In Workers By Paying Real Living Wage

Food manufacturer Paramount 21 is increasing wages for workers at its Newton Abbot site by paying the real Living Wage, the only rate designed to meet the true cost of living.

Based on Heathfield industrial estate, the family-owned company is now an accredited Living Wage Employer. The real Living Wage, currently £9.50 per hour, is significantly higher than the government minimum for...

Prospects for industry and manufacturing in Devon in 2020

Although Devon is globally known for its stunning landscapes and tourist attractions, it is also home to several key manufacturing businesses that rely on the innovative nature of the counties population.

These manufacturers span across multiple specialisms including navigation, electronics, transportation and communication . With the Royal Navy also having a key site based in...

Made Here Now plays key part in bid to develop global manufacturing hub

The founder of Made Here Now is to share his expertise at a conference co-hosted by Plessey, a leading semiconductor company, whose CEO Michael LeGoff is also a supporter of the UK-wide initiative aimed at encouraging more young people into manufacturing.

The “On-shoring in the South West” event on July 13 is being co-hosted by the Bessemer Society, a group of CEOs and founders of...

Plymouth firms collaborate in training first

Four Plymouth manufacturers have joined forces in a ground-breaking staff training collaboration aimed at improving efficiency and reducing waste.

Metalwork engineers Alderman Tooling teamed up with Plympton neighbours MGB Engineering and Vortok International and Lee Mill-based Permaban to send 29 staff on the Level 2 Certificate in Business Improvement Techniques Lean training course...

UTC Plymouth shortlisted for prestigious award

Students and staff at UTC Plymouth are celebrating after being named as one of 15 schools shortlisted for the Young Engineers’ School of the Year award for 2015.

The awards look to recognise the work that is done by schools to nurture the next generation of engineers through the promotion of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects to its students.

The awards...